The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Nosography of psychopathological states: Description of nosographic systems (e.g., DSM) and their use (e.g., diagnosis, differential diagnosis, comorbidity). Critical perspective on traditional nosographic systems (dimensional approach, transdiagnostic approach, intra-diagnostic heterogeneity, sub-threshold or partial syndromes).
Psychopathological states across the lifespan: overview of the main psychopathological states, their evidence-based etiological models and treatments (e.g. symptomatology and semiology, psychological processes (including (neuro) cognitive ones), risk and maintenance factors, therapeutic diversity). The overview of psychopathological states and their treatment are based on recent scientific data.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The course mainly takes the form of lectures. Clinical illustrations are also provided.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Written exam (multiple choice questions).
Barlow, D. (2016). Psychopathologie : une approche intégrative (3ème édition). Louvain-la-Neuve : De Boeck supérieur.
Hooley, J.M., Butcher, J. N., Nock, M.K., & Mineka, S. (2017). Abnormal psychology (17th ed). Boston : Pearson.
- de Timary, P., Heeren, A., & Douilliez, C. (2020). Diapositives du cours de Psychopathologie générale. Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique.e Moodle. Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgique